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F-35 Aircraft Flightline Expeditor (Mid-Career, Level 3)

Luke Air Force Base, Arizona; Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

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F-35 Aircraft Flightline Expeditor (Mid-Career, Level 3)

Luke Air Force Base, Arizona; Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

Job ID: 559447BR Date posted: Jun. 16, 2021 Locations: Luke Air Force Base, Arizona; Luke Air Force Base, ArizonaProgram: F-35 Luke Description:Join the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Field Sustainment team as a Flightline Expeditor! This position will be part of the aircraft maintenance team supporting the F-35 maintenance operation at Luke AFB, AZ. The Flightline Expeditor for F-35 uses Fifth Generation aircraft management tools “Autonomic Logistics Information System" (ALIS) to track aircraft history, maintenance, engine data and Time Compliance Technical Data (TCTDs) and time change items. Uses aircraft data to project future maintenance events that will impact aircraft operations. Performs scheduling, inspection tracking, coordination of outside support, assists in signing the aircraft exceptional release and other various functions in accordance with appropriate Interim Contractor Instructions (ICIs) and Sustainment Operating Instruction (SOIs) and service guidance.

Other responsibilities include:
• Plans and develops current flight schedules resulting in efficient service, optimum use of aircraft and other company resources to maximize production.
• Coordinates with Maintenance Manager on schedules, aircraft status and issues as they occur.
• Provide On-The-Job training to government and partner personnel as it pertains to Aircraft Maintenance.
• Coordinates with the Aircraft Maintenance Manager on work schedules and task assignments.
• Assists the Operations Analyst with monitoring aircraft status and requesting base support.
• Coordinates TCTD execution with Aircraft Maintenance Managers. Works with maintenance supervision to ensure maintenance actions are completed on time.
• Maintains accurate aircraft status boards and performs other duties as directed by the Manager.
• Requires the application of experience and judgment in selecting procedures to be followed in searching for, interpreting, selecting, or coding items to be entered from ALIS and other related functions.

• Physical Requirements: Regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds and perform repetitive movements, work overhead, use hands to grasp, handle, and/or feel, reach with hands and arms. Candidate will frequently be required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist. Considered candidates must be capable of working first (1st), second (2nd), or third (3rd) shift(s) dependent on customer needs.

• Must possess a valid drivers license. Must be able to obtain a flight line driving competence card.

• Must possess at least an Interim Secret Security Clearance and be able to obtain / maintain a Final Secret clearance. Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

What’s In It For You
Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:
• Medical
• Dental
• 401k
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.
Basic Qualifications:
The following Basic Qualifications are skills that a candidate must possess to be considered for this position:

• 8 years aircraft maintenance experience in flight line operations as a 7-skill level USAF AFSC, Navy NEC, or USMC MOS aircraft maintenance discipline or equivalent civilian aircraft maintenance experience with at least 1 year of F-35 or Fifth Generation aircraft maintenance experience.

• Must have experience with one or more of the following related programs such as; Aircraft Scheduling, Aircraft Records Management, Maintenance Control, Aircraft Configuration Control, Maintenance Information System, Tool and FOD, Training, Safety, Security, Hazardous Waste Management, or Supply Chain Management.
Desired Skills:
The following Desired Skills are not required but are those skills that would set a candidate apart from the others:

• U.S Air Force, U.S. Navy, or U.S. Marine Corps aircraft maintenance experience.
• Have thorough understanding of Fighter Aircraft Systems and Operations.
• Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) or Integrated Information System (IMIS) experience.
• Portable Maintenance Aid (PMA) activities such as aircraft forms documentation.
• Understanding of USAF Maintenance Practices
• Experience as a Maintenance Controller, Aircraft Production Supervisor, and/or Aircraft Flightline Expediter highly desirable.
• Knowledge and understanding of USAF AFI 21-101
• Strong verbal and written communications skills.
• Knowledgeable of Safety, Tool Control, Foreign Object damage (FOD), Supply, Hazardous Material (HAZMAT), Training Management System (TMS), Quality, or Security programs.
• Experience developing work schedules for employees.
• Ability to work in a flexible schedule environment
• Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office. Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: Standard Monday to Friday 40 hour work weekSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Logistics Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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